According to a May 2019 article in CNBC News, nearly 1 in 4 Americans are going into debt trying to pay for necessities, such as rent, utilities, and food. Another 12% revealed that medical bills formed the bulk of their debt. Whatever reason you find yourself burdened by debt, trying to work your way out […]
Frequently Answered Questions
California attorney, Jeremy Branch from The Law Offices of Jeffrey Lohman, discusses three things you should have in order before you or a loved one passes away:
advance directive, power of attorney and estate planning.
In February 2018, the IRS released a news item titled “Scam Alert: IRS Urges Taxpayers to Watch Out for Erroneous Refunds; Beware of Fake Calls to Return Money to a Collection Agency.” The story warns of “a new twist on an old scam.” In March 2019, a similar IRS press release offered the headline “IRS […]
Some Americans can limit their estate planning to an online form. Others, however, have substantial taxable assets, complex family or financial situations, or other complications. If you fall into the latter camp, you’ve run across a more diverse array of estate planning devices. Having a clear understanding of what each can and cannot do will […]
At the Law Offices of Jeffrey Lohman, we specialize in matters related to consumer protection. Many of our clients have questions related to fair debt collection practices and what to do about unwanted calls from bill and debt collectors. We’ve gathered five of the most frequently asked questions here along with succinct answers and resources […]
As diverse as people are, most of us share one common anxiety: death. The Greeks even had a name for it: thanatophobia. A healthy fear of death and danger prevents us from taking unnecessary risks that put us in harm’s way. Curiously, the same fear can prevent us from taking measures to protect ourselves from […]